Restaurant & Bar

Offering the best dining on the Turtle Flambeau flowage, the full bar and restaurant at Gateway Lodge serves lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. till close year-round. Closed on Tuesdays.

A full menu of mouth-watering starters, soups and salads, sandwiches and fine dinner entrees wait you in our comfortable rustic atmosphere. Relax by the fireplace, enjoy a game of pool, or listen to the loons in our newly remodeled screened-in porch overlooking the water.

Enjoy service with a smile and don’t forget to try one of our famous Bloody Mary’s

Serving lunch and dinner 11 a.m. till close. Closed on Tuesday.

Gateway Lodge Menu (1.7mb PDF)


Daily Specials


Canadian Walleye Dinner
Our 12 – 14 ounce filet, includes salad bar. 19.95

Half pound bluegill served with choice of garlic mashed potatoes or fries. 16.95 Add salad bar for 2.95

Lightly breaded and fried or broiled. Served with choice of garlic mashed
potatoes or fries. 11.95

Lightly breaded with our cornmeal breading, served with choice of
garlic mashed potatoes or fries. 1 fillet 9.95 or 2 fillets 13.95


Gateway Prime Rib Dinner
Our house specialty! Includes salad bar.
Petite 15.95
Queen 20.95
King 26.95
Gateway Cut (32oz) 37.95


12 oz New York Strip* 13.95
Half Rack Ribs 12.95
Liver & Onions 9.95
Ribs & Wings
Tender ribs slathered in barbecue sauce, served with wings and fries. 14.95

Add Salad Bar for 2.95


Pizza Night
9” Personal Pizza
1 meat topping and 2 veggies. 7.00

9” Italian Beef Pizza
Pepperoncini peppers and fresh mushrooms 7.50

Add a meat topping for a buck and a veggie topping for .25 cents.


8oz Tender Smoked Brisket 11.95

10oz Smoked Pork 9.95

8oz BBC Pork 9.95

8oz BBC Chicken Breast 9.95

BBC Sampler – 3oz brisket, 4oz smoked
pork, 4oz BBC pork, and 2 ribs. 13.95

1lb. of Gateway’s Famous Ribs 14.95

All above dinners served with chipotle coleslaw homemade baked beans and corn bread.


Half Chicken
Beer-battered chicken served with french fries or garlic mashed potatoes. 9.95

Deep Fried Pork Tenderloin
Served with garlic mashed potatoes and gravy. 12.95

Chipotle Cod
Served with french fries or garlic mashed potatoes. 13.95



Wisconsin Tradition Cheese Curds
Lightly breaded and just busting with white cheddar. 7.95

Pickle Slabs
Hand-breaded and fried, a unique Gateway appetizer you’ve gotta try! 5.95

Flowage Wings
Full wings freshly battered and served with your choice of our homemade barbecue sauce, hot sauce or blue cheese. 8.95

Half pound of peel-and-eat shrimp. 9.95

A full pound of steamed littleneck clams, served with hot butter. 9.95

Gateway Fries
Enjoy a big basket of beer-battered fries, hot out of the kitchen. 5.95

Flowage Scampi
Tiger shrimp sauteed in our special garlic sauce. 9.95

Fiesta Jalapeno Poppers
Jalapenos peppers stuffed with chili cream cheese, and coated with bread crumbs with red and green chili peppers. 7.95

Onion Rings
Generous portion of thick-cut, beer-battered onion rings. 6.95

Deep Fried Mushrooms
Large mushrooms are battered fresh in our kitchen when you order. 7.95

Flowage Fingerlings
Fresh hand-breaded walleye strips. 9.95

Crab Cakes
Served with our homemade honey hot sauce you don’t want to miss. 9.95

Flowage Escargot
Sauteed in garlic sauce. 8.95

Appetizer Platter
Can’t choose just one? No problem, enjoy jalapeno poppers, mini corn dogs, onion rings, mini tacos and fries. 12.95

1 lb. Chicken Livers
Hhandbreaded. 5.95

Steaks & Specialties


Served with choice of soup, side salad or salad bar (when available), and your choice of wild rice blend, french fries, boston browns, baked potato, garlic mashed potatoes or sweet potato drizzled with our specialty sauce.

Top 10 Ounce Sirloin*
Flavorful steak grilled to your liking. 17.95

Northwoods Ribeye*
King cut 20 ounce ribeye, hand-cut from aged USDA Choice beef. 26.95
(12 Ounce – 20.95)

Filet Mignon*
A true center cut filet! Large 10 ounce cut of the finest and most tender of all cuts. 27.95

New York Strip*
Hand-cut 24 ounce USDA choice New York Strip, bursting with flavor. 28.95 (12 Ounce – 19.95)

Steak Enhancers

Each 2.95

Garlic Studded
Gorgonzola Cheese Topped
Bourbon Sauce Glazed


If you can put down this 64 ounce aged prime rib or ribeye, potato, soup or salad, and a roll, you win a “I Took on Grizzle at Gateway Lodge and Won” hoodie and your name will be displayed on the Grizzle Hall of Fame board. Good luck! 69.95


Served with choice of soup, side salad or salad bar (when available), and your choice of wild rice blend, french fries, boston browns, baked potato, garlic mashed potatoes or sweet potato drizzled with our specialty sauce.

Lamb Chops*
Two 8 ounce chops, the best you’ll find in the northwoods. 32.95

Pork Ribeye
8ounce pork ribeye marinated in our special spices and herbs. 17.95

Iowa Chops*
12 ounce pork porterhouse is char-broiled, or breaded and deep fried. 15.95

Gateway’s Famous Northwoods Ribs
Feast on this 2 pound slab of tender slow-cooked ribs. 23.95
(One Pound Slab 17.95)

Half Chicken
Four pieces of hand-dipped, beer-battered chicken, served tender and juicy. 12.95



Served with choice of soup, side salad or salad bar (when available), and your choice of wild rice blend, french fries, boston browns, baked potato, garlic mashed potatoes or sweet potato drizzled with our specialty sauce.

Shrimp Feast
Generous portion of tiger shrimp, prepared broiled or deep fried. 18.95

Canadian Walleye
There’s no limit on how many you can order! (Don’t tell the DNR!) Served your choice of deep fried or broiled. 21.95

Jumbo Prawns
Jumbo char-broiled juicy shrimp, full of flavor. 21.95 Enjoy your shrimp bacon-wrapped for 3.00

Cold Water Scallops
The most fresh and largest on the market! Served your choice of char-broiled or broiled. 23.95 Order them bacon-wrapped for 3.00

Grilled Salmon
Grilled Norwegian salmon lightly seasoned. 18.95

Ahi Tuna Steak
High, sashimi-grade tuna seared in olive oil and served tender, with wasabi sauce. 16.95

Atlantic Cod
Filet Prepared broiled, or lightly breaded and deep fried. 14.95 Order it chipotle style for 3.00

Flowage Scampi
Tiger shrimp sauteed in our house-made garlic sauce. 18.95

Dinner Add Ons & Sides


Available for Steaks, Specialties and Seafood items only

4 Shrimp 7.95
Garlic or Blackening 2.95
Blue Cheese Crumbles 2.95
Sauteed Mushrooms 4.95
Sauteed Onions 2.50


Side Salad 2.50
Baked Potato 2.95
Sweet Potato 3.95
Sauteed Spinach 4.95
Extra Sauce .25 each
Bread Loaf 1.00



Served with your choice of soup or salad.

Taste of Italy
Your choice of fresh pasta served with our special house marinara sauce or hearty meat sauce. Spaghetti 10.95 Tortellini 12.95

Large pasta tubes stuffed with Italian sausage and our four-cheese blend. 16.95

Chicken Parmesan
Hand-breaded chicken breast served over a bed of spaghetti with your choice of our special house marinara sauce or hearty meat sauce. 15.95

Homemade spinach & cheese mixture stuffed into pasta dough and served with your choice of our special house marinara sauce or hearty meat sauce. 14.95

Vegetarian Pasta
Fresh spaghetti tossed in garlic butter and capers. 10.95

Caribbean Jerk Spaghetti
Spaghetti tossed in seasoned marinara, mixed vegetables and peppers. 11.95 Add a chicken breast for 4.00 or juicy tiger shrimp for 7.00

Burgers & Sandwiches


Make any burger a double for 3.00

Mushroom & Swiss*
Half pound fresh grilled burger patty topped with mushrooms sauteed in our rich sauce, and smothered in real Wisconsin Swiss cheese. 9.95

Chipotle Burger*
Half pound burger topped with jalapenos, cheddar cheese and a zesty chipotle sauce. 9.95

Black & Blue
Fresh grilled burger dusted with Cajun seasoning and topped with blue cheese crumbles. 9.95

Cheesy Bacon Burger
Grilled fresh beef patty topped with bacon and cheddar. 10.95

Gateway Burger
A plain Jane, great juicy tasting burger. 8.95


Served with fries, or substitute onion rings for 1.00 Add salad bar (when available) for 4.95

The Loonatic*
Half pound chopped steak with a half pound homemade Italian sausage patty, sauteed mushrooms, Gorgonzola cheese and mild or hot giardiniera. 13.95

Prime Rib
Half pound of tender prime rib. It’s the best around! 12.95

Steak Sandwich*
Half pound of char-broiled ribeye steak with the perfect combination of seasoning. 12.95

Jumbo Pork Tenderloin
This monster sandwich is hard to describe… But come hungry! 12.95

Chicken Breast
Tender chicken breast served your choice of grilled, garlic marinated, fried or Caribbean jerk style. 8.95

Fish Sandwich
Beer-battered and crispy fried Icelandic cod. 8.95

Pulled Pork
Slow-cooked in our special sauce. 7.95

Northwoods Italian
Grilled Italian sausage patty bursting with flavor, topped with fresh mushrooms and mozzarella. 9.95

Chicken Strips
Our hand-dipped jumbo chicken tenderloins. 8.95

Italian Beef
Half pound of slow-roasted beef with just the right seasonings. 9.95

Blackened pan-fried walleye sandwich, smothered in chipotle coleslaw. 12.95


Sandwich Add-Ons

Add Fried Onions 1.00
Sauteed Mushrooms 1.50
Mild or Hot Giardiniera 1.00
Blue Cheese Crumbles 1.50
Cheese .50 • Bacon 2.00



Deluxe Pizza
Sausage, pepperoni, onions, mushrooms, and a choice of black or green olives.
12” 12.95 – 16” 21.95

Italian Beef Pizza
Italian beef, pepperonicinis and mushrooms.
12” 13.95 – 16” 22.95

Gateway Special
Canadian bacon, peppadew, peppers, and pineapple.
12” 13.95 – 16” 21.95

Buffalo Chicken Pizza
Chicken with our homemade sauce, with a sprinkle of blue cheese on top.
12” 12.95 – 16” 21.95

Build Your Own Pie
12” 8.95 – 16” 14.95

Meat Toppings
Homemade Italian sausage, pepperoni, Canadian bacon, anchovies.
12” 1.75 – 16” 2.50

Veggie Toppings
Fresh mushrooms, onions, green olives, black olives, tomatoes, pepperoncini peppers, garlic, pineapple mild or hot giardiniera.
12” 1.00 – 16” 2.00

Carry Out Available on 12 and 16 inch pizzas.

Soups & Salads


Dressings Available: House Garlic Oil & Vinegar, French, Honey Mustard, Ranch, Thousand Island (Blue Cheese, Dry Roquefort – 1.00)

Gateway Greens
Fresh lettuce with grilled chicken, vegetables and your choice of dressing. 8.95 Substitute shrimp or blackened sirloin & blue cheese for 4.00

Hot Bacon & Spinach
Fresh spinach tossed in our hot bacon dressing, with bacon crumbles. 6.95

Salad Bar
Fresh, all-you-can-eat with loads of ingredients. 8.95


Homemade Soup
Ask about our soup of the day. Bowl 4.25 / Cup 3.25

Baked French Onion
Homemade and served in a crock. 7.95

This hearty homemade recipe will warm you right up. Bowl 4.95 / Cup 3.95

Kids & Desserts


For Children 12 and Under. 5.95

Grilled Cheese and Fries

Chicken Strips and Fries

Mini Corn Dogs and Fries

Mini Tacos and Fries




Triple Chocolate Cake

Bananas Foster Ice

Cream Cake

Key Lime Pie

Carrot Cake



Brandy Alexander

The Gateway




The Lumberjack*
Two eggs any style, ribeye, fluffy biscuit smothered in gravy and hashbrowns. 13.95

Biscuits & Gravy
Fluffy fresh biscuits smothered in hearty sausage gravy. 6.95 French Toast Thick-cut toast hand-dipped in batter and grilled until golden. 5.95

Eggs & Ham*
Two eggs your way, served with 8 ounce bone-in juicy ham, toast and golden hashbrowns. 9.95

Eggs & Bacon or Sausage*
Two eggs your way, with your choice of bacon or sausage, toast and golden hashbrowns. 7.95

Eggs & Italian Sausage*
Two eggs your way, served with Italian sausage, toast and golden hashbrowns. 8.95

Eggs & Hamburger*
Two eggs your way, with a half pound hamburger patty, toast and golden hashbrowns. 8.95


Hashbrowns 1.95 • Toast 1.95 Bacon 3.95 • Sausage 2.95 • Ham 3.95

Prices are subject to change without notice. No separate checks.
*Whether dining out or preparing food at home, consuming undercooked or
raw meats, eggs, shellfish or fish may increase your chance of foodborne illness.